Employment Opportunities

Employment

The mission of Cornerstone Christian Academy is to educate children in an environment that provides the highest standards for academic achievement and spiritual development. We invite those who are willing to commit to our school’s mission—and to the high calling of serving children with compassion and grace—to apply for employment.

 

Full-Time Positions

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Primary/Elementary Teacher

We welcome your interest in a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy.

Please complete the attached Application for Teaching and return it to Rhonda Roberts, Human Resources Manager at the school office or by email at [email protected].

Upon request, please be prepared to provide your official college transcripts and any certifications you have earned. If not immediately available please know that prior to employment we will need to have these documents.

Note, too, that prior to employment we will need to have the following reports: Pennsylvania State Criminal History Record, Federal Criminal History Record, and Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance.

Upon receipt and review of your Application for Teaching you will be contacted to schedule a visit to the school and an interview with our School Principal.

If you are offered a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy a Letter of Agreement will be given to you that details the terms of employment, including salary and benefits.

We look forward to receiving your completed Application for Teaching.

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School-Based Teacher Leader

Qualifications:

In addition to a degree in education from an accredited college/university, the SBTL is required to possess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, exemplary Christian character, a love for children, excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, leadership skills, and a cooperative spirit. She/He is required to hold or obtain—within two (2) years of employment—certification with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). A minimum of 5 years teaching and/or school administrative experience is a requirement.

Essential Functions:

  • Alongside the Principal, plan, implement, and evaluate curriculum and instructional programs for K-8th grade teachers, including learning objectives, instructional strategies, assessment techniques, student outcomes, progress monitoring, and the implementation of access to grade level content.
  • Plan and Facilitate Professional Learning Communities and grade group meetings to increase student achievement guided by data analysis.
  • Support and demonstrate effective teaching methods and practices, procedures for analyzing student data to guide instructional planning, implementation of lessons, feedback of lessons, and school improvement.
  • Provide academic and instructional support through coaching and feedback aligned to the TNTP Core Rubric.
  • Provide in-class support through modeling and demonstrating best practices aligned to TNTP’s Core Rubric to a minimum of six teachers per coaching cycle.
  • Research instructional strategies and resources for school improvement. Participate in ongoing professional development centered on teacher growth, student outcomes, and effective classroom management strategies.
  • Involve instructional staff in evaluating and selecting instructional materials to meet student learning needs.
  • Assist the Principal with recruitment and selection of new and replacement faculty; assist in monitoring and mentoring new teachers and academic staff.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and updating of consistent methods for documentation of assessment of student academic progress, i.e. MAP, PSSA, DIBELS, TEST and other relevant academic assessments.

Personal Qualifications:

  • Utilize educational opportunities and evaluation processes for professional growth
  • Attendance at teacher in-service days, PLC’s, meetings, and bi-weekly faculty meetings
  • Attendance at all-school programs, i.e., Back to School Night, Christmas Program etc.
  • As requested, be available to meet with and/or communicate with Trustees and donors
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, integrity, flexibility, kindness, self-control, perseverance, and punctuality
  • Maintain a personal appearance of cleanliness, modesty, and professionalism
  • Treat senior leadership, personnel, and all constituents with friendliness, kindness, dignity, and respect
  • Represent the school at all times and in all places in a favorable and professional manner

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of best practices of instruction and content, current educational topics, research and materials, appropriate instructional practices, and performance-based assessments
  • Has experiences that demonstrate a growth mindset, effective communication skills, and the ability to lead and function as a constructive team member in working with principal(s), peer, parents, and students
  • Ability to work closely with all team members
  • Ability to demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Proficient knowledge of Pennsylvania's Core Standards and Eligible Content
  • Consistently demonstrate effective prioritization, organization, and delegation
  • Ability to demonstrate computer technology skills including email, word processing, and Google applications (Gmail, Google Calendar,Google Sheets, Google Classroom, Google Slides, and Google Forms)

Interested candidates are to send a letter of interest and current resume to: [email protected]

Part-Time Positions

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Substitute Teacher

We welcome your interest in a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy.

Please complete the attached Application for Teaching and return it to Rhonda Roberts, Human Resources Manager at the school office or by email at [email protected].

Upon request, please be prepared to provide your official college transcripts and any certifications you have earned. If not immediately available please know that prior to employment we will need to have these documents.

Note, too, that prior to employment we will need to have the following reports: Pennsylvania State Criminal History Record, Federal Criminal History Record, and Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance.

Upon receipt and review of your Application for Teaching you will be contacted to schedule a visit to the school and an interview with our School Principal.

If you are offered a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy a Letter of Agreement will be given to you that details the terms of employment, including salary and benefits.

We look forward to receiving your completed Application for Teaching.

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Teacher Assistant

Background:

Cornerstone Christian Academy, located in Southwest Philadelphia is currently accepting applications for a 9-month Teacher Assistant. The primary duties include assisting with lesson plan preparation and implementation monitoring student attendance and activity during remote learning; transporting students between special classes; and responding to parent and student emails during remote instruction. Additionally the Teacher Assistant will provide extra support to students who need assistance completing tasks, grade and log in completed assignments remotely.

Requirements:

  • Successful Completion of training in Responsive Classroom and classroom management procedures
  • All applicants must have current FBI fingerprints, PA Criminal, and Child Abuse background checks and mandatory reporting certification.

Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate degree or equivalent experience with children preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suites

Job Type: Part-time

Pay Rate: $16/hour

Shift: Monday to Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Special COVID-19 Considerations: Cornerstone is currently operating a hybrid learning model, which includes both on-campus and remote instruction.

Personal Qualifications:

  • Lives a lifestyle as an active Christian, comfortable in the expression of faith in Christ
  • Ability to work collectively with a team
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to embrace Cornerstone’s mission and philosophy

Interested candidates are to send a letter of interest and current resume to: [email protected]

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Lunch and/or Recess Aide

Recess and Lunch Aides are part-time hourly employees at Cornerstone Christian Academy under the supervision of the Office Manager.
Please complete the attached Application and return it to Rhonda Roberts, Human Resources Manager, at the school office or by email at [email protected]

Recess Aides

Recess Aides work from 10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. daily when school is in session, except when there is cancellation of recess due to inclement weather or special programs.

Specific daily responsibilities include:

  • Closely monitoring student activity and behavior, helping to provide for a safe, enjoyable, and healthy environment.
  • Getting out equipment prior to the start of recess and putting everything back at the end.
  • Closely monitoring the school yard, watching for strangers and potential dangers.
  • Relating with students in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner.
  • Giving immediate attention to students who are injured and completing an incident report.
  • Intervening with and stopping students who are arguing or fighting, completing an incident report, and reporting incidents to the Principal and/or appropriate classroom teacher.

Lunch Aides

Lunch Aides work from 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. daily when school is in session, except on those days when students eat lunch in classrooms or there is a special program. (On those occasions aides will be notified in advance.)

Specific daily responsibilities include:

  • Arriving prior to the start of the first lunch period to assist with room preparation, including the cleaning and sanitizing of lunch tables.
  • Monitoring student behavior during lunch periods, helping to provide for a safe, positive, and healthy environment.
  • Relating with students and assisting them in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner.
  • Wiping off tables after each lunch period in preparation for the next group.
  • Keeping the lunchroom clean, neat, and safe.
  • Remaining after the final lunch period to thoroughly clean and sanitize tables and chairs.
  • Assisting with other responsibilities assigned by the Office Manager.